Category: #CriticalThinking

Success overturns commercial norms

Since exploiting opportunity requires balancing priorities, exciting, dynamic and thriving enterprises overturn commercial norms. Destabilising the equilibrium is easy, rewarding or lucrative. Gut instinct plays decision-maker. Some opportunities tick every checkbox, yet gut instinct rejects them. Conversely, forward-thinkers embrace other dire-looking opportunities that offer gut 

Coronavirus COVID-19 commercial vaccines are adaptation and learning

While learning is among commercial vaccines protecting against future loss, adaptation is the only cure. Nature learnt over millennia, but humanity regresses over decades and abandons the lessons to ravage the environment. However, we are awakening from our stupor, realising we are affecting our own 

Nurturing togetherness, collaboration and cooperation

Entrepreneurs and small businesses consider it imperative to nurture togetherness, collaboration and cooperation in the coming months. Unified voices and a strength in numbers carry considerable influence and affect greater change. Greater change offers commercial survival through 2020 and ensures recovery and greater success in 

Robbing Peter to pay Paul

The notion of rushing ahead without addressing initial concerns contains a fundamental flaw. Many organisations operate to an out-of-control beat; quick fixes, easy wins and rough drafts are preferable to doing something properly. The flaw (or incompetence): organisations state they have no time to do 

The importance of operacy in lateral and parallel thinking

Myopia underrates experience and overemphasises knowledge, but both carry equal importance. Experience often proving a more desirable asset. Some people value knowledge but lack real -world exposure; others are worldly, but lack knowledge. Neither characteristic suggests a greater skill and talent. However, both personality types